The District Theatre Main Stage

Next Show: 
Friday Sep 13th, 8:00PM

The Funky 70's IndyBlues Revue featuring Brenda Williams

Indy's own Brenda Williams headlines a group of Indy's finest musicians in a high energy concert series celebrating America's great Rhythm and Blues tradition.

Wait 'til you hear the horn section accompanied by the rhythm section keeping things tight and right!! Each performance features a unique theme-based playlist.

Bring out those bell bottoms!

The dance floor will be open and ready!

Friday, September 13, 2019 - 20:00
Next Show: 
Thursday Oct 17th, 7:30PM

The Tempest

The Tempest is one of the most exciting, understandable works of Shakespeare, featuring a giant, fairies, a shipwreck, a duke’s daughter and more! Agape, under the direction of Dr. Phipps, returns to the Indy Bard Fest with this youth production of Shakespeare’s classic. So popular was Agape’s production of a Midsummer Night’s Dream most shows sold out in 2018.

Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 19:30Friday, October 18, 2019 - 12:00Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 19:30Sunday, October 20, 2019 - 17:00Friday, October 25, 2019 - 19:30Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 14:00Sunday, October 27, 2019 - 17:00
Next Show: 
Friday Oct 18th, 8:00PM

Henry IV. 1

The true epic story of Prince Hal before he would become England's greatest king, Henry V. We see the young man under the comic guidance of the legendary Falstaff and his formidable father Henry IV as he grows in stature. The main plot of Henry IV.1 is about the rebellion of the Percies, the northern baronial family who had helped Henry depose Richard II and become king. They are joined by the Scottish Earl of Douglas, Edmund Mortimer, Earl of March, claimant to the throne, and Owen Glendower, a Welsh noble.

Friday, October 18, 2019 - 20:00Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 14:00Sunday, October 20, 2019 - 13:00Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 20:00Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 20:00Sunday, October 27, 2019 - 13:00
Next Show: 
Friday Nov 15th, 8:00PM

IndyBlues Revue - Soul with a Capital S!!

Indy's own Brenda Williams headlines a group of Indy's finest musicians in a high energy concert series celebrating America's great Rhythm and Blues tradition.   Wait ‘til you hear the horn section accompanied by the rhythm section keeping things tight and right!!    Each performance features a unique theme-based playlist.    This show:  Soul with a Capital S!!!

The dance floor will be open and ready!

Friday, November 15, 2019 - 20:00
Next Show: 
Sunday Aug 25th, 3:00PM

Les Chanteuses

From the producers of Fringe hits “Calder, The Musical” and Broadway’s Leading Ladies: A Tribute,” now come the dynamic divas, “Les Chanteuses,” singing an electrifying homage to Aretha, Whitney, Beyoncé and other legendary women of song. Enjoy pop, jazz and blues hits from Indy’s most talented vocalists and musicians.

Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 21:00Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 16:30Monday, August 19, 2019 - 19:30Friday, August 23, 2019 - 18:00Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 18:00Sunday, August 25, 2019 - 15:00
Next Show: 
Sunday Aug 25th, 4:30PM

Lady Lives transforms to An Evening of Billie Holiday with Monica Cantrell

Enjoy the songs of Billie Holiday that inspired and influenced many the world over, performed with live music.

A review from Rita Kohn

"The Lady Lives" moment at IndyFringe 2019 gifts intellectual honesty alongside aesthetic grace, as a beautiful tribute paying forward to the impeccable artistry of Billie Holiday.

A cast of Indianapolis' most celebrated musicians will accompany Monica Cantrell this weekend.

Carl Hines, Keyboard*

Steve Woerner, Bass

Lawrence Clark, Drums

Friday, August 16, 2019 - 22:30Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 13:30Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 21:00Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 19:30Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 19:30Sunday, August 25, 2019 - 16:30
Next Show: 
Sunday Aug 25th, 1:30PM

Journey to Hell

Abandon hope, all ye who enter here!

Fresh on the heels of Queen Day, the Indianapolis Men’s Chorus is back with some devilish rock and roll. Journey to Hell is a theatrical celebration of music by two legendary bands: Journey and Styx. 

As we travel the infamous river in Hades and make our way through the various circles of Hell, Lucifer also appears in music by AC/DC, The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, and even some Book of Mormon.

Beelezebub has a devil put aside for YOU!

Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 19:30Sunday, August 18, 2019 - 21:00Monday, August 19, 2019 - 18:00Friday, August 23, 2019 - 22:30Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 21:00Sunday, August 25, 2019 - 13:30
Next Show: 
Sunday Aug 25th, 7:30PM

Beyond Ballet

Let our artists take you beyond the edge of the traditional. This eclectic and original program will include works in both classical and contemporary ballet. Choreography by Indianapolis Ballet Artistic Director Victoria Lyras, Roberta Wong, and Paul Vitali.

Friday, August 16, 2019 - 19:30Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 15:00Sunday, August 18, 2019 - 18:00Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 18:00Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 21:00Sunday, August 25, 2019 - 19:30
Next Show: 
Sunday Aug 25th, 6:00PM

YAS, TWAIN

The creators of THE GREAT BIKE RACE and THE GAB shine a new light on America’s wisest, folksiest and... well, cattiest author: Mark Twain. Telling the life story of the author through his greatest works, YAS, TWAIN is perfect for diehards and newbies alike. Also it’s super gay.

Friday, August 16, 2019 - 18:00Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 21:00Sunday, August 18, 2019 - 15:00Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 19:30Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 13:30Sunday, August 25, 2019 - 18:00
Next Show: 
Sunday Oct 6th, 5:00PM

Cole Porter: Anything Goes!!

Building on this spring's sold out performance of The Gershwins: Brothers in Song, Brenda Williams welcomes you back to her "living room" on the Main Stage of The District Theatre. She's joined by some of her musical friends as they perform selections from Hoosier Cole Porter's Songbook. Bruce Reynolds joins along telling stories about the songs and the life and times of Cole Porter.

Staging by P.R. Spaulding transports you back in place and time.

Sunday, October 6, 2019 - 17:00

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